JULY 2014 : NEWSLETTER
St. Louis Area Customers Buy L&R Specialties Clay at Krueger Pottery on Big Bend Road in St. Louis. Contact them by phone, 314-963-0180 or check out their website at www.Kruegerpottery.com

 

 Claydog Website Gallery Check out some of our very own claydog works.  Click on Gallery (far right) above.  Besides showing some of our own pieces, we will be featuring a different guest artist every few months.  Our guest right now is Keith Ekstam, a professor of Art & Design at MSU. Keith has even had a hand in shaping the future (for better or worse) of several claydogs. Woof!

 

L&R Pottery DemonstrationsL&R Specialties is excited to announce that demonstrations will now be provided to schools in Nixa and surrounding areas. These demonstrations will include wheel-throwing, hand building, and other advanced techniques, and will be available to all levels of district schools. 

For more information or if interested, please contact Carly at 417-725-2606 or email her at claydogs@aol.com.

 

 Coyote Glazes Are Here at L&R!!!

The Claydogs are running with the Coyotes!

We now have over 60 different Coyote Glazes in stock, including the Shino, the Mottled, the Celadon, and Archie's Glazes Series.  These are all Cone 5 - 6 glazes and at the moment we have them mostly in pints, but we will be happy to order any of the Coyote glazes in whatever quantity, wet or dry, that you need.

Click on the tile above to visit Coyote's website.

   

First Friday Night Art Walk On the first Friday of every month throughout Springfield's downtown galleries, artist's studios, and other venues, you can view and purchase the latest sculpture, pottery, blown glass, photography, paintings, and more. There is also a wide selection of great restaurants, refreshing beverages, and plenty of live music.  Come see the exciting side of Springfield, MO. Several Commercial Street venues have been added to First Friday Art walk with free shuttles running between downtown and Commercial. For more information on Springfield events visit www.itsalldowntown.com.

 

First Saturday Night Art Stroll Historically, the old Downtown Branson area has been host to several different events.   Now Branson is pleased to announce another venue to the Historic Downtown Branson area . . . The First Saturday Night Art Stroll.  Monthly from 4 - 9 pm (March - December)  Experience art in the Ozarks while visiting beautiful downtown Branson.  For more information or to sponsor, call Karla Daniel at 417-230-8416.  To check out more events in Branson, visit www.downtownbranson.org.

     

L&R Gift Certificate Can't decide what to get for the Holidays? Why not give that artist a gift certificate? It is a great way to celebrate the holidays, birthdays, Mothers' Day, or any day. Certificates are available in any amount and are good for all merchandise in our store and even kiln firings.

 

Nixa Area Arts Council Encouraging Arts & Creativity

The Nixa Area Arts Council is a non-profit organization established to create and support art programs that strengthen the community and enrich the lives of Nixa area residents. For more information please contact 417-830-6802

 

Eureka Springs School of the Arts

To view the ESSA 2008 Schedule of Events, or to register, go to www.esartschool.org.  For more information, call: 479-253-5384.

Classes offered in Precious Metal Clay, Figure Drawing, Watercolor, Wood Turning, Oils, Clay: Sculpture and Wheel Throwing, Weaving, & More.

 

 

UP COMING EVENTS If you like us to list your upcoming events please email us at claydogs@aol.com subject line Events.

Want to win some cash or a kiln for your school?  Check out Skutt's Peep Hole Plug contests.

Dirty Old Potters go to www.skutt.com/peepshow

Clean K-12 Potters go to www.skutt.com/peepholeplug

 

 

 

Classified Ads

If you would like us to advertise your used equipment for free, please email us at claydogs@aol.com or give us a call at 417-725-2606.
  • Claydog Ware Racks are back! $375. All welded angle iron construction with heavy duty casters.  10 level, 20 shelf capacity. Includes set of 12 boards. 71" tall x 35" wide x 24" deep.

     

  • Skutt KM1027 Kiln, 240 volt, 7 cubic ft., brand new out of the crate here at L&R.  With a furniture kit, only $2699. Save over $450 off of listed retail price.

 

  • Used Skutt KM1027, 1 year old, fired only 4 times.  With furniture and extra element. Custom stand on wheels. $2500. Contact Shelly at 417-533-4481 or shellylperrin@yahoo.com.

     

  • Gloria Warnock. Gloria was a potter for 40 years with the last thirty in the Branson area.  Email casemaker50@centurylink.net or call Mike at 417 538 4187.  Pictures are available.  Proceeds will go to settle Gloria’s estate—THANKS!

    Slipcasting table with working recirculating pump.  30” wide by 8’ long complete with roller top over drain bed.  Has choice of tubs and includes plywood pieces to use it as a flat surface.  New ones this size sell for $1500 to $1900.  Get this sturdy older model in very good condition for $500. Reduced to $350!!

    New kiln shelves:

    ·         6 ten sided shelves measuring  21” by  5/8”.  $22 each or all six for $120.

    ·         3 round shelves measuring 15” by 5/8”.  $13 each.

    Used kiln shelves:

    ·         11 five sided half shelves measuring 21” by 5/8”.  $10.00 each.  10% discount for six or more.

    ·         2 full round shelves measuring 21” by 5/8”.  $18 each

     

  • LAST CHANCE FOR 2013 PRICES!!! L&L E23S with furn kit, 240V, 1 ph: $2299. With free delivery and set up within 50 mile radius. Come in to L&R to check them out.

     

  • LAST CHANCE FOR 2013 PRICES!!!  Two Shimpo VL Lite wheels left for only $645 each.  One VL Whisper for $1100. Get a free pottery tool kit, bat, and 50 pounds of clay to get you started.  Great wheels for starting your studio, for schools, or for show demonstrations. Once these wheels are gone, the 2014 prices go into effect.

 

  • Skutt KM-818 Kiln, 240V, 1ph, Like brand new with Skutt furn. kit, extra shelves, and posts. $1600. Brent ie wheel, with 8 bats, and stool. $500. Lots of glazes for sale, Coyote, Amaco, and homemade. Prices based on volume.  Contact Joanna at 417-681-0331 or email turn_ab@yahoo.com.

     
  • Model 5510 Evenheat Kiln for sale. 17 x 27 in great condition. Kiln sitter, no timer. Come with 2 shelves and asst. posts. $200. Contact Randy in Licking, MO at 417-372-2119.

     

  • Skutt KM-1027 Kiln: Cone 10, 7 cubic ft., 240 v, 1ph, never been fired, comes with shelves and posts. As is $2250. Skutt 231 Cone 8, 240 v, 1ph, with kiln sitter, shelves and posts. As is $400.  For more info or pictures, email Michael at mikeshukers@hotmail.com.

     

  • Shimpo 30" Slab Roller,  new at L&R. Only $800. Check out all the specifications at http://shimpoceramics.com/slabroller.html.

     

  • Brent J Kick Wheel (without motor drive) $800.  Contact Susan at 417-741-6630 or email to sminyard1@gmail.com.

     

  • Cress Kiln Model B27H 220 volt, in perfect condition with shelves, posts, stilts, and other misc. supplies. 23.5" wide, 27" deep, 7 cubic feet.  All priced at only $600.  Call Linda James at 417-533-8918.

     

  • Cress Kiln Model FX-27P, with large assortment of shelves, posts, stilts, and stackers. Too many extras to list here! Very good shape. All for $1500. Contact Sharon for info or pictures at sharonmarycherry@gmail.com.

     

  • Paragon Janus 23 Model Kiln for sale. Used only 4 times. Like brand new with furniture kit. Asking $2750. Also have Brent Pottery Wheel, asking $375. Contact Michael Ensign at michael@adamsfuneralhome.net for more info and pictures.

     

  • Come in and check out the new Xiem tools at L&R.  Stainless sculpting tools, precision applicators, and more.  Also we just got more underglaze decals from Chinese Clay Art. Get them before they're gone.

     

  • Kilns For Sale. Slashing Price! Make me an offer! Duncan DK1020-2 $550.00 and a Paragon A66B $275.  Both are in good firing condition and come with asst. shelves and posts. Contact Karen at 417-840-1715 or karencasada@sbcglobal.net for more info.